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Fujitsu Laboratories Hosts Ninth Annual North America Technology Forum
Will Launch Groundbreaking New Digital Business Transformation Technologies
Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc.
The theme this year, “Enabling Digital: Business Transformation through Human-Centric Innovation,” will exhibit how technology upstarts are disrupting markets across the industry spectrum by challenging conventional business models and rapidly deploying new products and services. To secure their future and head off competition, enterprises are looking to digital technologies to increase customer retention, streamline and improve processes and transform user experiences. These leading-edge technologies can drive profit, productivity and performance by increasing efficiency, market agility and enabling better interactions with customers, citizens, employees and partners.
Dr. Hideyuki Saso, CEO and Representative Director of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. states, “We are moving forward on progressive advancements that have never been seen before.” He explains, “When outmoded models don’t work with current trends, we lead the digital innovation wave with advanced solutions and trailblazing business models for deploying new products and services for businesses and consumers.”
A few of the major technologies on display will be:
- A revolutionary new encryption technology that enables operations on sensitive data and protection from server breaches
- Technology to create, edit, filter, compress and transmit video data across the internet with significant speedups and security enhancements
- A flexible beacon that does not require battery replacements
- Domain specific server for high-speed processing of Massive Media Data
- A pioneering self-driving wheelchair – technology that will allow new ways of helping transport people
- Cutting-edge new approach to detect restricted and repetitive behaviors (RRB) for autism screening based on mobile games
Keynote Speakers (partial list): Dr. Hideyuki Saso, CEO and Representative Director, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Dr. Eugene Tu, Center Director, NASA Ames Research Center, Jim French, President Panasonic R&D Company of America, Don Purpura, Vice President of Engineering, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc., Vivek Wadhwa, Fellow at Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 156,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$41 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
About Fujitsu Laboratories Limited
Founded in 1968 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited is one of the premier research centers in the world. With a global network of laboratories in Japan, China, the United States and Europe, the organization conducts a wide range of basic and applied research in the areas of Next-generation Services, Computer Servers, Networks, Electronic Devices and Advanced Materials.
For more information, please see: jp.fujitsu.com/labs/en
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Date: February 16, 2016
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.